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using at home... at risk. this morning, how your wifi - may be connecting you to cyber crooks northeast is major winter storm. and keeping our airports secure. the new technology now being used in new york. good morning and welcome to 10 news at 4-30. i'm allison kropff. and i'm ian reitz.. lets get a look at #10weather with meteorologist bobby
we know hackers target our credit cards-- bank accounts-- and personal information. but have you ever thought your home internet router? it could be giving hackers easy access to all of your devices. that's right, your wifi connection - may not be as secure as you think. half of the routers put to a recent test, reveal problems that make you vulnerable to a hack attack. 10 news reporter kendra conlon shows you ways to keep your connection safe. we are a smart tech society... with nearly everything connected to wifi... tv's, computers, phones, toys, baby
devices.. than there are with an estimated 50 2020. usf cybersecurity sridharan says home wifi security is often overlooked by consumers... not by hackers. that's on every device connected to the wi-fi. research finds half of home internet routers recently put to the test have outdated software, without security updates - putting your personal info at risk. changing your router password - doesn't require a lot of time... most providers have an app that allows you to log in... manage your wifi settings... change both the user name and password.. just make sure you don't use something -
practice safe cyber hygiene so your connections aren't compromised. in tampa, kendra conlon, 10 news wtsp experts say don't use a default network name like "linksys" or "netgear" it makes it easier for the hackers to access. and old routers need to be updated or replaced. head to wtsp dot com and click seen on tv -- for links you can use to check if your wifi has been hijacked. right now -- parts of the country are preparing for a massive snowstorm. our 10 weather team is warning of heavy, possibly crippling snow across the northern mid-atlantic beginning friday. we're talking about cities like baltimore, washington, d.c., and philadelphia. already in d-c, the snow is crippling traffic... and they're preparing for up to two feet and powerful winds!
already falling in much of kentucky and tennessee. that winter storm is expected to disrupt travel starting friday morning. and because of that-- all major airlines are waiving fees if you need to change your flight. but depending on the airline-- only certain airports are included -- most are in the mid-atlantic and northeast. we should also point out-- there are restrictions and rebooking. we've made it easy for you on wtsp- we have an breakdown by airline"-- with all the information you need to rebook. a worker at sylvan abbey memorial park in clearwater found bob taylor yesterday morning, 19 hours after he was last seen at his home. he was found in the woods on the property. detective thomas dawe kept taylor warm until help arrived. the 82-year old got disoriented and fell in a secluded area. he was treated
and this precious dog is safe and the two-pound from a largo pet store. police say a man hundred dollar animal down his shirt and later traded it for drugs. the puppy ended up when they chip, they discovered it had been stolen. michigan's governor has released emails -- showing how his flint water crisis several show the governor was aware of people's complaints about far back as last february. michigan lawmakers are moving quickly to approve the governor's request for 28 million- dollars more. governor snyder says without additional federal aid, michigan won't have the money to repair flint's public water system and plumbing inside homes. time now for headlines around the nation and the world. this is your 60 second scan. 35 years ago -- the iranian hostage
end... and now -- the american hostages held for more than a year...will each get about 10-thousand dollars for every day spent in captivity - roughly 4-point-4 million dollars. the money will come from sanctions on illegal financial transactions made in part by iran. remember this guy, martin shkreli ? some called him "the most-hated man in america"... after he hiked the price of a cheap, life-saving medication... by five thousand percent. well now, the pharmaceutical executive has been subpoenaed to testify before house lawmakers. a committee is companies for exorbitant drug price increases. and in new york city -- j-f-k airport is now using face recognition technology to screen passengers. readers...which face to the picture on their yesterday. say the new reduce human right now, the used to screen people coming from countries where visas are waived... and for performing random checks.
ride"-- you need to watch this next story. "premier parking usa"-- just off "west hillsborough avenue"-- closed without warning, leaving customers -- their cars-- and car keys behind. 10news reporter courtney robinson-- shows you what happened -- and what to do before you "park and ride." 73000 i'm very angry yeah -- stephano somma has good reason. he left his car with premier parking usa . took its airport shuttle and paid them $60. that was ten days ago . -- seven 2953. i know it's incredible 58 -- without warning premier shut down earlier this week . leaving customers cars locked in a lot . the keys inside . and no one to help. -- -- not only that . someone decided to help themselves breaking in and getting their keys . but leaving the others behind. those keys are now with the property landlord . he and hillsborough deputies have tried calling customers to
-- 63551 i ran this place from night time to early- morning from sunup to sundown without no complaints 57 -- it's not just customers who got the premier treatment. -- 63212 i am disgusted right now disgusted with this company -- workers found out they were out of a job by text message . and they haven't been paid. djames antoine worked here for 3.5 years . to pay his way through college . now -- 3228 i work hard for the paycheck over 88 hours is owed to me for the last three weeks that i've worked and i cannot pay my tuition 37 -- in cases like this -- there might not be immediate action from the state-- but there could be in the future. you should take action now. we have the steps you need to take on our website, wtsp.com. coming up at 5 on 10 news this morning...shelves at
being cleaned out as several states prepare for a major storm expected to hit tomorrow. concealed apps designed for smartphones. parents you'll want to hear this growing trend that kids are keeping a secret. and a first for the nfl. how the buffalo bills are making history with their most recent hire. still ahead here at 4:30, a veteran's charity -- out a boat and the money to fix it. but this morning, new hope to help those who need it. and trying to get some more protein into your diet? a downtown st. pete restaurant is serving up a taco
been staying on top of since last year. a local charity-- paid thousands of dollars-- to a contractor to upgrade their boat. it was never finished, in fact, now the boat might be ruined. 10 investigates beau zimmer shows you the charity finally has some good news and that contractor has been banned from a certain marina. kelly kowall started "my warrior's place" after her 20-year- old son. corey was killed serving in afghanistan. it's a warterfront retreat to help returning veterans and other service members cope. 16:56 it's something they never forget. they remember the boating trips when they're here. but as 10investigates first reported last year. kowall paid local boat refurbisher tanner smith 6000 dollars to make the boat wheelchair accessible. the boat sat unfinished for
nearly a year later. when it was finally returned. like this. 17:24 as you can see. nothing is hooked up. this is just palced here. in two weeks. it will be!" time 10 investigates about the boat and the money.. he promised us he'd finish the boat.. 59:17 you've been lying about everything. you've been one sided. and i'm sick of it. it's bt. we've now learned smith was kicked out of the marina due to numerous customer complaints. the charity's boat. remains tied up. unusable by the veterans it was intended for but finally... there's a turn of the tide for the charity. two smaller boats have been donated. one refurbished by manatee technical institute. complete with my warrior's place decals. 18:47 its got fishing rod holders. for us to go fishing. its got a little 48 hourse power motor there.
boat. donated by a st. petersburg dentist. 6:25 unfortunately it's not wheelchair accessible but at least it's a boat we can get out our active duty blue star and gold star families out. and we've been on the water almost every day. kowall says she's incredibly greatful for the community's support. in her mission. to help those. who've sacrificed so much. 15:05 possibly put full bite... after my son died. it was hard not to get a little cynical. but with all the miracles that have happened since then. and people being so loving and giving of their time. it's just amazing to me that people really do care.
are eaten all over the world.and are considered high in protein, almost as much as chicken! they're also sustainable and cheap. to check out lure's menu and location, head to this story on wtsp dot com. looking to book a vacation this year but don't want to spend a lot? the five dates you need to remember that could save you a lot of money on airfare. here's a look at 10 news and c-b-s tonight. starting at 8:00, followed by life in at 9:00, mom. from hell. at 10:00, then tune in to 10 news at 11. don't forget to stay up for the late show with stephen colbert and his guests christian slater and josh radnor. and if you go to bed early-- don't worry. we're sharing the best moments from the late show with you on 10 news this morning, every day at 5-20 and 6-20. don't forget, you can always take 10 news with you just download the 10 news app.
this story. getting an amazing deal on plane tickets could be as simple as shifting your plan by a single day. there are five dates to remember, to save on airfare this spring and summer. first is march 16th-- that's the last day for cheap winter prices. higher spring fares start the very next day. the second date-- may 16th. that's the last day for cheaper spring fares. if you're waiting for the kids to get remember june 9th. that's the last day before peak summer two more summer dates to remember-- august first, when prices start dropping again for weekday flights. and august 23rd--
drop across the board, and cheaper fall prices begin. coming up on 10 news this morning.. breaking news in tampa where right now fire crews are at a condo complex following a big fire. as north carolina prepares for a major snow storm, hundreds of people from tampa are getting ready to leave to go and help. and is life more expensive for women? we'll be back with another look at your
from tampa are getting ready to head up north to help before a massive snow storm hits. the buffalo bills make history with their most recent hire. good morning and welcome to 10 news this morning. i'm allison kropff. and i'm ian reitz. lets get a look at 10 weather with meteorologist bobby deskins.